We Value Your Feedback:

The City of Brantford Parks & Recreation Department is excited to share that a new park development is planned in the neighbourhood of West Brant. This park is located adjacent to Walter Gretzky Elementary School and St. Basil Catholic Elementary School at the corner of Ferrier Lane and Blackburn Drive. This green space is currently an open grass area approximately 4.15 acres in size that includes an intermediate soccer field for recreational use. The remaining area available for development is approximately 1 acre and has yet to be designed.

New Park Development Map

Please visit our new park development webpage at http://www.brantford.ca/govt/projects/Pages/NewParkDevelopmentinWestBrantNeighbourhood.aspx
to see our preliminary park concept, existing photos of the park site and information about the planning process as it progresses throughout 2017.

Please note that the personal information collected on this public survey is collected under the authority of Section 10 (1) of Municipal Act, 2001, as amended and will be used only for the purposes of providing a summary of the opinions expressed to the City’s Parks and Recreation Department to inform the design process of the new park development in the area of West Brant, Brantford. Should you have any questions about the collection of this personal information, please contact the Manager of Communications, 100 Wellington Square, Brantford, and ON N3T 2M3 at communications@brantford.ca or by telephone at 519-759-4150 ext. 5754.

Your opinions are very important to us and we thank all respondents in advance for taking the time to complete the following survey.

Please tell us a bit about yourself so we can better understand your point of view. Please note that your responses are confidential and will not be identified by individual.

* 1. How often do you visit your local park?

* 2. What time of the day would you most often visit the park?

* 3. How would you normally get to the park?

* 4. Do you take children to your local park? If so, please check all age ranges that apply

* 5. What do you or your children like to do at the park? (Please check all that apply).

* 6. What do you think would be the most important play activity to have in the park?

* 7. If you are a caregiver/parent(s), what do you look for at playgrounds to make your visit more enjoyable or comfortable?
(Please choose THREE of the most important things to you)

* 8. When visiting a park, where do you prefer to socialize?

* 9. What type of physical activity do you and/or your children (if applicable) enjoy most? Please choose TWO.

* 10. Please specify if you have any suggestions for park elements that children ages 12 or older would enjoy?

* 11. If you had to evaluate a playground based on how “fun” it is, please indicate how would you rate the following playground features that you think best matches the corresponding playground element.

  Very Fun Fun Fun, only for a while Boring Very Boring
Swings (belt, tot and accessible swings)
Slides (straight, double, spiral slides)
Horizontal Climbers (crawling tunnels)
Vertical Climbers (net climbers, rock walls)
Spinners (spinning egg)
Overhead Climbers (monkey bars, swinging rings)
Balance features (pods, log steppers, suspension bridges)
Fast flyers (track rides, circle arch swings)
Sand play area (sandbox)
Natural Play Elements (i.e. log steppers, carved chairs, climbing field stones)

* 12. You are ALMOST done! Please tell us what you would like to see in your new park. Do you have any ideas for improvements, special park features, services or programs? What addition to the park design would entice you to use the park more?

* 13. Would you like to be kept updated on the park design process? If so, please provide your name and email to receive more information as the park development progresses (optional).

Thank you for completing the City of Brantford New Park Development Survey. Your input is an essential part of ensuring our planning and design processes reflect the views and priorities of our community. If you have any questions regarding your participation in the survey, please contact the researcher by phone at 519-751-4150 ext. 5754 or email at communications@brantford.ca.
The personal information collected on this Public Survey is collected under the authority of Section 10 (1) of Municipal Act, 2001, as amended and will be used only to inform the development of a new in the area of West Brant in Brantford.  Should you have any questions about the collection of this personal information, please contact the Manager of Communications, 100 Wellington Square, Brantford, ON  N3T 2M3 or by telephone at 519-759-4150 ext. 5754.

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